Online: Between the Lines with Julia Ridley Smith

Wednesday, February 15 7pm Submitting to Journals, Agents, and Publishers

Julia Ridley Smith

This workshop will help you prepare your work for submission, guide you in choosing where to submit, and provide pointers on the submission project, regardless of the type of writing you are doing. It will take you on the others side of the submission wall and help you understand how editors and agents work, what they are looking for, and how to work with them as your project moves forward.

Julia Ridley Smith is the author of a memoir, The Sum of Trifles (University of Georgia Press, 2021), and a short story collection, Sex Romp Gone Wrong (Blair, forthcoming, 2023). Her short stories and essays have appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, The Cincinnati Review, Ecotone, Electric Literature, Literary Matters, the New England Review, Southern Cultures, The Southern Review, among other places, and a new story is forthcoming in Copper Nickel. Currently a professor of creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she previously taught at UNC Greensboro. She is former associate editor at Bull City Press, where she was the editor of Inch magazine, and she has more than twenty years’ experience in freelance writing and copyediting. Find her at and @JuliaTrifles.


Event date: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
304 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401